Del Webb Wilmington Part of the RiverLights Master-Planned Community Honored by Where to Retire Magazine

WILMINGTON, N.C. – Jan. 4, 2019 – The RiverLights master-planned community, home to Del Webb Wilmington, has been awarded a Best Neighborhood designation by Where to Retire magazine. The award recognizes outstanding master-planned and active adult communities.

“Del Webb Wilmington is pleased to be one of the neighborhoods within the vibrant and welcoming master-planned community of RiverLights,” said Charlie Tipton, Coastal Carolinas division president for PulteGroup. “Since opening in 2016, Del Webb Wilmington has offered 55+ buyers outstanding resort-style amenities and quality crafted home designs, all built around the signature Del Webb active-adult lifestyle. Del Webb residents also get the added bonus of living within walking distance to the riverfront shops and numerous outdoor communal spaces offered in RiverLights.”

Where to Retire magazine, whose focus is helping people with retirement location decisions, touted RiverLights as a development with qualities important to today’s retirees.  As an all-ages community encompassing shop, live and play options, its location near downtown Wilmington is perfectly situated near the Cape Fear River and Atlantic Ocean. RiverLights’ riverfront proximity provides residents several ways to enjoy the water views from the riverside or direct access via planned boat docks.

Del Webb Wilmington offers new homes ranging from 1,262 to 2,565+ square feet, and include 2-5 bedrooms, 2-4 baths, and 2 car garages. Residents have access to a new state-of-the-art amenity center, and can enjoy activities and features including indoor and outdoor pools, walking trails, tennis and pickleball courts, and social clubs and volunteer organizations.

The Explore Del Webb Program is available to interested 55+ buyers who want to experience the amazing active lifestyle available in Del Webb Wilmington.  Interested individuals can spend three nights in Del Webb Wilmington to use all the amenities, to spend time with residents, and to enjoy a special activity. Call (866) 216-3695 for more information.

About Del Webb
Del Webb is a national brand of PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE: PHM).  Del Webb is the pioneer in active adult communities and America’s leading builder of new homes targeted to pre-retirement and retiring boomers.  Del Webb builds consumer inspired homes and communities for active adults ages 55+ who want to continue to explore, grow and learn, socially, physically and intellectually as they look forward to retirement.  For more information on Del Webb, visit

About RiverLights
RiverLights is an approximately 1,400-acre planned mixed-use community located in Wilmington, N.C. RiverLights features a variety of residential home sites, commercial space, eight public parks, a beautiful 38-acre freshwater lake, community gathering spaces, and views and access to the Cape Fear River. Upon completion, RiverLights is planned to have approximately 2,290 single family, patio, and multifamily homes. RiverLights is developed by Newland Communities, the largest private developer of planned residential and urban mixed-use communities in the United States. Headquartered in San Diego, CA, Newland and its affiliated companies have completed or have underway, more than 140 diverse real estate developments, more than 20 million square feet of commercial and retail space, and 175,000 residential units in 13 states. Visit
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